Datapoint Nigerian Pidgin/The associative plural

The main overt plural marker dè̱m, which is identical to the third person plural pronoun, follows a proper noun to show the associative plural.

Values

Associative plural marker identical to additive plural marker

Example 17-35:
Chidi dè̱m gò go Òpóbo.
Chidi
Chidi
dè̱m
3pl
irr
go
go
Òpóbo.
Opobo
Chidi and his people will go to Opobo.

Source: Faraclas 1996: 179

Example 17-28:
man dè̱m, got dè̱m, ston dè̱m
man
man
dè̱m,
3pl
got
goat
dè̱m,
3pl
ston
stone
dè̱m
3pl
men, goats, stones

Source: Faraclas 1996: 168

Confidence:
Very certain